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Women's Golf Day charity auction is live

Golf industry unites for charity with items and experiences from the biggest and best in golf

(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., 27 May 2020) With less than a week to go to Virtual Women’s Golf Day, June 2nd, the golf industry has shown its incredible community spirit by supporting the campaign’s charity auction with fantastic, must-have golf lots and experiences from around the world.

Women's Golf Day auction

The auction, which benefits Médecins sans Frontiers / Doctors without Borders (MSF) and their battle with COVID-19 is now live and will end on June 2nd. (https://www.32auctions.com/wgdunites) It features auction items including rounds of golf at some of the world’s most spectacular courses, a behind the scenes experience at Sky TV’s Studios, a series of signed memorabilia including items from The 2019 Solheim Cup (Team Europe and USA), Major winners including Georgia Hall and Annika Sorenstam, as well as Jack Nicklaus whose message of support alongside wife Barbara has encouraged many more to donate their time as well as auction items.

Elisa Gaudet, founder of Women’s Golf Day, is thankful for the incredible generosity and support and excited to share all of the auction items: “The response from the industry has been incredible, and shows the importance of unity to help these incredible healthcare workers that are on the frontlines protecting us. We have items from Major winners, Solheim Cup stars and some of the very best golf venues in the world. This is an incredible opportunity to raise funds for an essential, global agency who work tirelessly to help the most vulnerable people in the world. We are united, resolute and want to look back and take pride in how we responded to this challenge.”

A full list of the 20 plus lots is accessible via the WGD website. Simply visit https://womensgolfday.com/virtual-golf-day/ click on SUPPORT and place your bid. Anyone who is looking forward to watching exciting content from around the world on Virtual WGD will be able to access this on the same page on June 2nd.

Finally, if you feel you have something you can donate then it’s not too late! Just contact Founder of Women’s Golf Day Elisa Gaudet.

Women’s Golf Day Supporters:
Ahead, All Square, Annika Foundation, ASIAN GOLF, Billy Casper, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, The California Alliance for Golf, Chronogolf, ClubCorp, EGCOA, European Tour, European Tour Properties, PGA of America, The First Tee, Gallus Golf, Golf Channel, Golf Now, International Golf Federation, LET, LPGA, LPGA Amateur, Modest Golf Management, NGCOA, NGCOA Canada, PGA of America, PGA TOUR, The R&A, Superstore, Sky Sports, TopGolf, TPC Properties, Troon, Troon International, SwingDish, WE ARE GOLF, Women & Golf, The World Golf Foundation and more.

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ABOUT WOMEN’S GOLF DAY:
Women’s Golf Day (WGD) is a global movement that strives to Engage, Empower, and Support women and girls through golf. The one-day, four-hour event, has now taken place at more than 900 locations in nearly 60 countries since its inception in 2016, and has introduced thousands of new golfers to the sport. WGD is the fastest-growing female golf development initiative.

WGD’s primary hashtag, #WomensGolfDay, received more than 47 million global impressions to nearly 25 million people viewing WGD content. Women’s Golf Day is unique, there is nothing like it in sports, a one-day sporting and community celebration event that unites women through golf across the globe for 24 hours straight transcending race, religion, language and geography.

To learn more about Women’s Golf Day and its upcoming Virtual event on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 visit www.womensgolfday.com @womensgolfday, #WomensGolfDay #WGDUNITES

About Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization delivering care to those most in need. Its team of over 43,000 doctors, nurses, logisticians, epidemiologists, mental health professionals, administrators, and others assist people caught in crises around the world. In more than 70 countries, MSF saves lives threatened by violence, disease, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, and catastrophic events. MSF’s decision to launch projects in any crisis is based solely on its expert assessment of people’s medical needs, regardless of race, religion, or political affiliation. MSF’s independent, neutral and impartial funding allows the organization access to patients in conflicts where others cannot go. It serves no agenda other than delivering quality medical care.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Nicole Wheatley, Medi8 nicole@medi8ltd.co.uk +44 (0) 1 782 664 856

Elisa Gaudet, WGD Founder elisa@execgolfintl.com +1 (305) 610-9558

Sponsorship inquires: marketing@womensgolfday.com